As a key player in the world-renowned UC Davis Trauma Center — one of the three busiest level 1 trauma centers in the United States — the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery covers a full spectrum of operative and nonoperative orthopaedic specialties, including:

Additional specialty and subspecialty interests and faculty capabilities include:

  • Ilizarov techniques
  • closed intramedullary surgery
  • reconstruction of complex fractures and problems of the acetabulum and pelvis
  • knee ligament reconstruction
  • limb preservation surgery for malignant tumors of the extremities
  • custom and specialized total joint replacement surgery and joint preservation
  • allograft surgery
  • specialized fixation techniques for spinal disorders in children and adults
  • specialized interest in pediatric disorders of the foot and hip
  • total joint replacement of the upper extremity
  • microsurgery and peripheral nerve surgery

Faculty in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery see patients at several locations. For information on how to request an appointment or refer a patient to the UC Davis Health, please see our appointments page.